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ESPN: Projecting Top 10 Picks in 2019 NFL Draft

Is this way too early and a little ridiculous? Yes! Did I do it anyway when the ESPN editors asked? Yes! On average, two playoff teams will decline enough to pick in the top 10 of the following draft, and I think you can guess which two playoff teams got into the article.

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3 comments, Last at 24 Feb 2018, 4:51am

1 Re: ESPN: Projecting Top 10 Picks in 2019 NFL Draft

by coboney // Feb 06, 2018 - 7:50pm

Oh oh! I'll guess Bills and Titans!

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2 Re: ESPN: Projecting Top 10 Picks in 2019 NFL Draft

by Chip // Feb 08, 2018 - 12:02am

Close, both were in the top 10 (3rd / 9th respectively).

Answer: CHI, NYG (don't get either one),

CHI was the most injured team over the last 2 years. 21 / 16 on IR each season, including 10 projected week 1 starters last yr. Also had toughest SOS in the league last yr (played MIN 2x, PHI, NO, ATL, CAR, BAL, PIT, DET, GB, all playoff / contenders as of wk 17). Third youngest team in the league. Underperformed Pythag. Wins by a game. These factors weigh heavily in season projections. Practically speaking, CHI also started a rookie QB with all of 9 starts since his high school days. Despite these challenges, they played a mid-20ish DVOA.

Similar story with NYG, 5th hardest schedule, 25 guys on IR, U/P pythag wins by a game.

What gives?

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3 Re: ESPN: Projecting Top 10 Picks in 2019 NFL Draft

by Stech // Feb 24, 2018 - 4:51am

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